Job Announcement- E-Resource Specialist Katherine Collins 21 Jun 2017 13:48 UTC

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Position: E-Resource Specialist

Brandeis University seeks to hire a E-Resource Specialist to coordinate
daily activities for processing electronic and print journals.

Serials check-in, claiming, renewals, invoicing, and binding; ensures
efficient periodicals processing. Responsible for processing payments of
periodical subscriptions; serves as primary contact with subscription

Coordinates projects related to serials processing; serves as a serials
resource person for staff throughout Library; identifies and resolves
problems relating to receipt of print material and online access issues.
Assists in the coordination annual serial renewals for electronic and
print journals subscriptions. Facilitates the transition from print
subscription to online format. Writes and maintains documentation of
policies and procedures.

Responsible for collecting and analyzing usage statistics for electronic
and print serial resources; maintaining records for electronic serials
in Alma; maintaining the quality of serial bibliographic records in the
ALMA database. Activates and maintains related data in Alma.

Supervises and trains student assistants to check-in print serial
publications using the acquisition database, to perform serial binding
using the bindery system, and to check online access to electronic
serials for broken links.

REQUIRED: College degree; 5 years library experience working with
electronic resources and serials including knowledge of aggregators,
platforms, packages and vendors; experience with automated library
systems, link resolvers and binding systems, familiarity with content
management systems, E-Resource Management Systems, OpenURL, ezproxy,
EbscoNet, good organizational skills with strong attention to detail,
supervisory skills, fluency in the English language, ability to work as
part of a team.

PREFERRED: Experience with Ex Libris Alma automated library system and
ABLE Bindery System; Knowledge of Hebrew/Yiddish; Knowledge of other
European languages Knowledge of both PC and Mac applications, and
ability to troubleshoot common computer and software problems.
NOTE: Responsibilities include lifting and moving of boxes of books and
other library materials.

How to Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume as a single document at  Elect option
for "External Applicant".   Sort the job listing by clicking the Job ID
column heading.  Locate the desired job listing.  Click the job title
and then Apply Now.

Closing Statement:
Brandeis University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer
and encourages minorities, women, disabled individuals, and eligible
veterans to apply. It is the policy of the University not to
discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race,
ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic
information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or on the
basis of any other legally protected category.
Katherine Collins
Manager of Electronic Resources
Brandeis Library
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454
phone 781-736-4731


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